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Career News & Advices

Check out our latest career tips and advices for both jobseekers and recruiters alike.

  • Chef cover letter: Your questions answered

    11 Dec 2019

    You’ve spent hours crafting a killer chef CV and it’s finally ready to go - well done! But have you put any thought into a cover letter?

  • 4 tricks to boost your CV as a chef

    09 Oct 2019

    The food industry is competitive, with lots of chefs competing for the most interesting, challenging and prestigious jobs. Whatever role you’re applying for, your first introduction is likely to be your CV. This simple document can make the difference between being a memorable candidate invited to interview and ending up in the dreaded ‘no’ pile. There’s no need for a full redraft - try these four fast edits and transform your chef CV for the better.

  • Working on a cruise ship

    11 Sep 2019

    The Cruise ship industry is an exciting industry for any adventurous person wanting to see the world. Cruise ship jobs are also a great opportunity to save money while you work. That is, of course, provided you don’t spend a small fortune on souvenirs!

  • Working in contract catering

    11 Sep 2019

    Contract caterers prepare meals for other companies and organisations, not to the general public. As a result, there are different pressures associated with the job.

  • Working in all sectors within a hotel

    11 Sep 2019

    Working in a hotel is demanding but rewarding work for any Chef. Creativity and the ability to manage people are two key attributes.

  • Advice from head of Human Resources at The Ritz, London

    25 Jun 2019

    Joanne Meredith discusses her role as Head of Human Resources at The Ritz, London and her own inspirations with regards to pursuing a career in hospitality.

  • Interview advice for those looking to begin their culinary career.

    25 Jun 2019

    Read our guide to see how you can improve your performance and help secure your first Chef job.

  • Health and Safety: Fact Sheet

    25 Jun 2019

    Tips to help get you started in the food and hospitality industry, including health and safety information and procedures to follow in the kitchen.

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